The Green Bay Packers head into this year with following a successful season, albeit with a disappointing finish. After topping their division and becoming the first team to record 13+ wins in a season, the Wisconsin team went out of the playoffs in the 2nd round against San Francisco. Now, heading into their fourth year under head coach Matt LeFleur, a former Northern Michigan University coach back in 2006, the team looks to finish the regular season just as strong, and finish with the Vince Lombardi trophy back in Green Bay.
This summer here in Marquette we’ve reached peak temperatures in the 90s. We’ve had perfect weather for some fun times in the sun, but how do you know when you’ve overdone it?
Little Agate is coming up on one month of being open in The Westwood Mall, and they are throwing a grand opening celebration for the community. There will be snacks, giveaways, and crafts for the little ones.
Along the St. Mary’s River, the Soo Locks, often noted as the “Lynchpin of the Great Lakes”, have been the only route for freighters moving ore and raw material from mines on Lake Superior to the refineries of the Lower Great Lakes. A century has passed since the construction of the earliest Davis and Sabin Locks, which now sit empty and abandoned on the North Channel. The two active locks, the MacArthur and Poe Locks, were built in the 1930s and 1960s respectively
Monday morning the Michigan Court of Appeals Ruled that the bar on enforcing Michigan’s dormant 1931 Abortion ban does not apply to county prosecutors.
From blueberry pizza, to blueberry brats, Downtown Marquette’s Annual Blueberry Festival has everything from lemonade to ale, shirts, to hats, and earrings to socks. Vendors from across the region set up their tents to sell their art, photography, apparel, or food to the thousands of people who made the trip downtown all day. But not every tent on the street was selling a product.
The Outback art fair is returning to picnic rocks park this weekend. The fair began in the 90s as a small fair outside Cindy Engle’s original art studio.
On the corner of Washington and Front Street, Tara Laase-McKinney spraypaints the number 48, where the vendors from Flagstar Bank will set up shop tomorrow morning alongside 85 other vendors for the annual Blueberry Festival. Laase-McKinney, who is the Executive Director for the Marquette Downtown Development Authority, will be up bright and early “putting the finishing touches on our preparations” for the festival that will run from 10AM to 7PM on Friday, July 28th.
This weekend the north coast dance festival will be taking place, the festival will feature NMUs own co/lab dance team as well as dancers from all across the country.
The Superior Beekeeping Club is a local group in the Marquette area, that focuses on education. The group meets monthly to share the information they’ve learned about beekeeping.